A paradise for cross-country skiers and skaters

Cross-country skiing in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Gliding through the glistening snow at a steady pace, breathing fresh mountain air and enjoying the picturesque scenery with the Zugspitze as a backdrop – cross-country skiing in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena means pure joy outside in nature. The perfectly groomed trails aren’t only perfect for experienced cross-country skiers. There are plenty of easy routes for beginners as well.

Pure cross-country joy on 131 kilometres of trails

Time to hit the trail! Amidst the Wetterstein range, Sonnenspitze, Grubigstein and the impressive Zugspitze, cross-country skiers encounter a true eldorado. The well-developed cross-country ski network encompasses more than 131 kilometres of trails – for fans of standard cross-country skiing as well as the skating version.

Cross-country skiing tips

Trail-tip for guaranteed snow: On the Golf loop trail in Ehrwald (Golfino main entry point with infrastructure and car park), artificial snow is used to ensure perfect cross-country skiing fun even on days with warmer temperatures. In combination with its sunny location and an unobstructed view of the Zugspitze, the 2.7-km loop trail is a true athletic highlight.

Long-lasting cross-country pleasure: The longest trail – the Arena trail with about 40 kilometres in length – leads you through various towns in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. With a level of difficulty between easy and moderate, it’s suitable for beginners too. 

And if you’d like to breathe some high-altitude air: Several kilometres of the trail network are high-altitude trails and thus have guaranteed snow until spring. What else is guaranteed on these trails? A breathtaking view of the mountains in the region! 
Good to know: Whether a trail gets groomed or not depends on the weather conditions. Please have a look at the info about which trails are currently open for cross-country skiers! 

All cross-country skiing trails at a glance

In Ehrwald, Lermoos, Berwang, BichlbachBiberwier, Heiterwang am See or Namlos – every one of the seven towns offers beautiful and perfectly groomed trails for cross-country skiers. Discover the trail network of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena!

Tip: Comfortable with the winter bus from trail to trail (for free with the guest card).
Folder and map available at the information offices.

Additionally, our cross-country ski-tracks were awarded the cross-country skiing quality seal 2021-23 by the state of Tirol.

The award is given to cross-country ski-tracks that have an average snow coverage of approximately 10 cm on 80 days.

Further, the cross-country ski-tracks must meet quality standards such as signposting, minimum length and width and grooming.

Another highlight in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena: All cross-country ski-tracks can be used free of charge.

Learning how to cross-country ski in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Every beginning is hard? The same holds true for cross-country skiing because it’s not as easy as it looks. If you’re a beginner and would like to give this sport a try or if you’d like to improve your technique, you should register for cross-country skiing lessons. The experienced instructors of the ski schools in Ehrwald and Lermoos will show you how to glide through the snow with ease.

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